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Angela L.

Haverhill, MA

$40/hour

Lab researcher and adjunct professor, now a homemaker and tutor.

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Background check passed as of 8/29/12

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Boston University
Boston University
Master's

Education

Boston University

Boston University (Master's)

About Angela

I was a Lecturer of Psychology at Hesser College of New Hampshire for 5 years. Before teaching, I spent 10+ years as a vision researcher at Harvard and its affiliates and am an authority on qualitative and quantitative research methods. I also have experience teaching APA style and have had several of my research projects published in academic journals.

I am a patient and compassionate instructor and enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and developing student's critical thinking skills. Most of all, I enjoy sharing the light bulb moment when a student grasps a concept that previously eluded them.
I was a Lecturer of Psychology at Hesser College of New Hampshire for 5 years. Before teaching, I spent 10+ years as a vision researcher at Harvard and its affiliates and am an authority on qualitative and quantitative research methods. I also have experience teaching APA style and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Haverhill, MA 01835
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Elementary Math,
Geometry,
Logic,
Probability,
SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, SAT Math
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Italian
Sports/Recreation:
Chess,
Sewing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I enjoy algebra and would enjoy patiently sharing what I know.

Algebra 2

I will patiently work through Algebra problems with students.

Anatomy

I attended a pre-med program in HS, but eventually turned to Psychology. I'd be happy to share my Anatomy knowledge.

Astronomy

I've taken Astronomy as an elective at Boston University.

Biology

I attended a pre-med program in HS, but eventually turned to Psychology. I'd be happy to share my Biology knowledge.

Chess

I was an assistant chess coach for a middle school for 2 years, and have intermediate chess knowledge.

I would be happy to teach beginners the game of chess though game play as well as a variety of mini games aimed at understanding piece movement.

Elementary Math

I patiently work with students to help them grasp math concepts.

Elementary Science

I enjoy teaching science and helping students understand new science concepts.

ESL/ESOL

I am a first generation American and understand the bilingual brain. I can assist students in learning English patiently.

General Computer

I am proficient with computer hardware and software.

Geometry

I will patiently work through Geometry problems with students.

Grammar

I can help students improve their grammar skills and have extensive experience with proofing grammatical errors.

Italian

I am a first generation Italian and took Italian courses in college.

Logic

I have taken and passed the Stanford AI class. Unit 7 was on propositional logic and truth tables.

Macintosh

I have worked on Macintosh computers since 1989.

Microsoft Excel

I have used Excel to manage data, do statistics, and create tables and charts.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I've generated numerous PowerPoint presentations to augment my lectures.

Microsoft Word

I have used Microsoft Word to format manuscripts in addition to desktop publish.

Physiology

I have a great deal of knowledge of anatomy and physiology and am happy to tutor both of these subjects.

Probability

I have taught probability successfully to numerous students with a practical approach.

Proofreading

I am experienced at proofreading student papers and providing feedback.

Psychology

I have both an MA and a BA in Psychology. Moreover, I have taught Psychology at the college level for 5 years.

Reading

I am a proponent of active reading skills. I can help students to improve their reading and comprehension skills.

Sewing

I have over 20 years of experience with hand stitching as well as a standard sewing machine, with a variety of foot attachments and stitch types. I do alterations, sew from patterns, as well as modify patterns to fit unusual physiques.

Vocabulary

A good vocabulary is the foundation of communication. I can help students to improve their vocabulary, especially when it comes to medical and scientific terminology.

Writing

I enjoy writing and have taught basic writing skills to many adult students returning to school, as well as younger students learning to write outside of their mother tongue.

Boston University
Boston University
Master's

Education

Boston University

Boston University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Angela will travel within 30 miles of Haverhill, MA 01835.